Every type of Tendonitis is usually followed by pain, swelling and tenderness in the area of the involved tendon. The onset may be rapid, such as with any athletic related injuries.
- Achilles Tendonitis causes pain and swelling in the back of the heel.
- Patellar (Kneecap) Tendonitis, which is also called jumper’s knee, causes your tendon to become inflamed and painful.
- Posterior Tibial Tendonitis occurs near the Achilles Tendon, but is less common and the symptoms are felt on the inner side of the ankle.
- Rotator Cuff Tendonitis is a cause of pain in the shoulder.
- Tennis Elbow causes pain over the outside of the elbow. Although it is commonly associated with people who play tennis, it can occur in people who perform other sports or repetitive activities of the wrist and elbow.
- Wrist Tendonitis can cause pain and swelling around the wrist.